IMPHAL, Nov 2: The RIMS, Imphal has said that the true death rate in medicine department will be reduce automatically if all the super-speciality units of RIMS are upgraded and separated as full-fledged department, through a press statement from its Media Advisor.
It was said with intent to clarify a news item published on Oct 22 with the headline “638 death at RIMS between… March 2012”. It further maintained, ‘Any death in these units is reflected as death in the department of medicine which is not true in the real sense’, said the press release.
It further clarified that RIMS is a teaching cum referral centre of all state govt. hospital including JNIMS and other state private hospital when the patient are terminally ill. It further added that it have many units in which many patients even from the neighbouring are also referred. So any death in these unit reflected may not true in real sense.